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Old Man's Beard

Usnea sp.


In the first photo, you can see the apothecia, or fruiting body of the lichen. These are somewhat common, but very interesting lichen.


This one had fallen out of a tree on the Chassahowitzka Salt Marsh Trails

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Machi a year ago

Thanks Tukup. I'll take a look but I'm no mycologist.

Tukup a year ago

Well! I am an old man and I have a beard and it looks nothing like that :-) Nice series Machi. Thanks for sharing. Take a look at my latest fungi. Any ideas?

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 30, 2018
Submitted on Apr 10, 2019

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